Manly Progress Hall

Stage Number: MBSH.04.02.05

Group: Eastern & Bay

Local Study Area: Wynnum-Wynnum West-Manly-Lota-Manly West

Epoch: Early 20th Century

Street Address: 184 Melville Tce. Manly

Latitude & Longitude: -27.45437222,153.18398056

Time Link: 1936

Map Link: 1936

Image Time Point: 1936

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Built 1936. Returned Soldiers and Sailors Imperial League of Australia (R.S.S.I.L.A.) established its Queensland Branch in 1917. Manly Progress Hall opened on 5 June 1936. Manly-Lota Sub-Branch was established on 26 September 1936 and met at the the Hall until 1940. In World War II, the Hall was used by Home Front charities. The Sub-Branch acquired the Hall in 1952. It was renamed Manly-Lota Memorial Hall.


Brisbane City Council, HERITAGE REGISTER SUMMARY,; “Manly Progress Hall Opening Ceremony” in The Telegraph, 6 June 1936

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Qimagery. Brisbane 1936. Scale: 1:11,000.